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ClimateDT output variable list

Following is the list of variables provided in the output file for each location. Each listed variable is provided for the whole time period (1920-2098). Please note that the first four columns in the output file contains ID, Latitude, Longitude and Elevation (in this order) of the input file. The reference year is reported in the 5-th column.

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Description Unit Column name(s) Colums no. Calculation
Monthly minimum temperature Celsius degrees (°C) tmn01-tmn12 6-17 Directly downscaled from reference climatic layers
Monthly maximum temperature Celsius degrees (°C) tmx01-tmx12 18-29 Directly downscaled from reference climatic layers
Monthly total precipitation Millimeters (mm) prc01-prc12 30-41 Directly downscaled from reference climatic layers
Mean annual Temperature Celsius degrees (°C) bio1 42 Calculated with dismo R package
Mean Diurnal Range (Mean of monthly (max temp - min temp)) Celsius degrees (°C) bio2 43 Calculated with dismo R package
Isothermality (bio2/bio7) (×100) index bio3 44 Calculated with dismo R package
Temperature Seasonality (standard deviation ×100) Celsius degrees (°C) bio4 45 Calculated with dismo R package
Max Temperature of Warmest Month Celsius degrees (°C) bio5 46 Calculated with dismo R package
Min Temperature of Coldest Month Celsius degrees (°C) bio6 47 Calculated with dismo R package
Temperature Annual Range (bio5-bio6) Celsius degrees (°C) bio7 48 Calculated with dismo R package
Mean Temperature of Wettest Quarter Celsius degrees (°C) bio8 49 Calculated with dismo R package
Mean Temperature of Driest Quarter Celsius degrees (°C) bio9 50 Calculated with dismo R package
Mean Temperature of Warmest Quarter Celsius degrees (°C) bio10 51 Calculated with dismo R package
Mean Temperature of Coldest Quarter Celsius degrees (°C) bio11 52 Calculated with dismo R package
Mean annual Precipitation Millimeters (mm) bio12 53 Calculated with dismo R package
Precipitation of Wettest Month Millimeters (mm) bio13 54 Calculated with dismo R package
Precipitation of Driest Month Millimeters (mm) bio14 55 Calculated with dismo R package
Precipitation Seasonality (Coefficient of Variation) index bio15 56 Calculated with dismo R package
Precipitation of Wettest Quarter Millimeters (mm) bio16 57 Calculated with dismo R package
Precipitation of Driest Quarter Millimeters (mm) bio17 58 Calculated with dismo R package
Precipitation of Warmest Quarter Millimeters (mm) bio18 59 Calculated with dismo R package
Precipitation of Coldest Quarter Millimeters (mm) bio19 60 Calculated with dismo R package
Hargreaves reference evaporation mm / day Eref 61 Calculated with SPEI R package
Hargreaves climatic moisture deficit Millimeters (mm) CMD 62 Calculated as Eref-bio12 and monthly negative values are set to zero
Mean Coldest Month Temperature Celsius degrees (°C) MCMT 63 Simple calculation using raw downscaled values
Mean Growing Season (Apr-Oct) Precipitation Millimeters (mm) MGSP 64 Simple calculation using raw downscaled values
Mean Summer (May-Sep) Precipitation Millimeters (mm) MSP 65 Simple calculation using raw downscaled values
Mean Warmest Month Temperature Celsius degrees (°C) MWMT 66 Simple calculation using raw downscaled values
Precipitation sum between April and October Millimeters (mm) PSMAO 67 Simple calculation using raw downscaled values
Degree-days above 0°C, chilling degree-days °C * days GDD0 68 Calculated with a nonlinear function fitting on downscaled data
Degree-days above 5°C, growing degree-days °C * days GDD5 69 Calculated with a nonlinear function fitting on downscaled data
Degree-days above 18°C, cooling degree-days °C * days GDD18 70 Calculated with a nonlinear function fitting on downscaled data
Number of Frost-Free Days day NFFD 71 Calculated with a nonlinear function fitting on downscaled data
Annual heat moisture index °C / mm AHM 72 (bio1+10)/(bio12/1000))
Summer heat moisture index °C / mm SHM 73 MWMT/(MSP/1000)
Temperature difference Celsius degrees (°C) TD 74 MWMT-MCMT
Extreme minimum temperature over 30 years Celsius degrees (°C) EMT 75 Calculated with a nonlinear function fitting on downscaled data
The Julian date on which FFP begins day bFFP 76 Calculated with a nonlinear function fitting on downscaled data
The Julian date on which FFP ends day eFFP 77 Calculated with a nonlinear function fitting on downscaled data
Frost-free period day FFP 78 bFFP-eFFP
Precipitation as snow AugPY-Jul Millimeters (mm) PAS 79 Calculated with a nonlinear function fitting on downscaled data
Monthly Standardised Precipitation Index index spi01-spi12 80-91 Calculated with SPEI R package
Monthly Standardised Potential Evapotranspiration Index index spei01-spei12 92-103 Calculated with SPEI R package

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